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10 Global New Year’s Eve Traditions

How countries around the world celebrate the new year.

You've taken the time to reflect, made your pre-resolutions, and are ready to welcome the new year. For many, the celebration revolves around champagne toasts, fireworks, and a midnight kiss. In some corners of the world though, the celebration is more exotic, involving everything from wearing colorful underwear to eating twelve grapes as the clock strikes midnight. Here, 10 different New Year's Eve traditions from around the world.